RRB NTPC Exam Date 2021: 6th Phase of RRB NTPC Exam from 1st to 8th April 2021

RRB NTPC 6th Phase Exam Date 2021: RRB finally released the dates for the sixth phase exam. RRB NTPC 6th phase exam to be held from 1st to 8th April for approx. 6 lakh candidates. Although the 5th phase of RRB NTPC is being conducted from 4th March to 27th March 2021. On 22nd March 2021, the Railway Board has announced the dates for the 6th phase of the examination. Railways have released a total number of 1.4 lakh of vacancies and 2.44 crore candidates have applied for the recruitment of these vacancies. The 6th phase of RRB NTPC is going to start from 1st April and ends on 8th April 2021 and the LINK for viewing the Exam City & Date and downloading of Free Travelling Authority for SC/ST candidates is available on all RRB websites. The candidates who are unable to give the exam on a particular date must inform RRB. RRB will reschedule the exam for those candidates.

Phases of Exam RRB NTPC Exam Date No. of Candidates
RRB NTPC 6th Phase April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 6 lakh Candidates
RRB NTPC 5th Phase 4th March to 27th March 2021 19 lakh Candidates
RRB NTPC 4th Phase 15, 16, 17, 22,23,
27 Feb and March 1, 2, 3
16 lakh Candidates
RRB NTPC 3rd Phase 31st Jan to 12th Feb 2021 28 lakh candidates
RRB NTPC 2nd Phase 16th Jan to 30th Jan 2021 27 lakh candidates
RRB NTPC 1st Phase 28th Dec to 13th January 2021 23 lakh candidates


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RRB NTPC Exam Date 2021

Indian Railways is going to conduct the online examination for the recruitment of various posts with 35,208 vacancies under RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020. Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released RRB NTPC Exam Date 2021 phase 6 Schedule that will be from 1st April to 8th April 20221. The 1st Stage CBT will be held in multiple phases in order to ensure adherence to all the Covid-19 guidelines for a large number of eligible candidates. Accordingly, the 5th phase of the Exam is scheduled for 19 lakh candidates approx. to be held from 4th March to 27th March 2021(Railway NTPC Exam Date) in various cities all over the country. The remaining eligible candidates will be scheduled in subsequent phases and will be intimated accordingly.

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Railway has decided to conduct exams for RRB NTPC, RRC Group D, and RRB Ministerial And Isolated Categories, The RRB NTPC Exam date is conducting from 28th of December 2020. A detailed schedule has announced, Students are advised to keep checking this page for the latest updates regarding railway exam date.

Aspirants can check the RRB NTPC and Group D vacancies and the total no. of Applications released below:-

Post Number of Vacancies Total Applications Received Notification Release Date
RRB NTPC 35,208 1,26,30,885 28th February 2019
RRC Group D 1,03,769 1,15,67,248 12th March 2019
RRB Ministerial And Isolated Categories 1,663 1,02,940 8th March 2019
Total 1,40,640 2,43,01,073

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Memory Based Package


Latest Updates for RRB NTPC Exam Date 2021

The Railway NTPC exam date has been officially released. The delay in the RRB Exam Date 2020 is the result of the current pandemic scenario. According to the official notification, the RRB NTPC exam was postponed due to COVID. Check out the latest news for details regarding RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020

Exam RRB NTPC 2020
Vacancies 35,208 Vacancies
Pay Level Level 2,3,4,5 & 6
Selection process
  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)
  • Document Verification/Medical Examination.
Language 15 languages
Duration of CBT Stage 1 and 2 90 minutes
RRB NTPC Exam Date 2021 RRB  Exam Date is 28th December 2020 to March 2021
Phase 1: 28th December 2020 to 13th January 2021
Phase 2: 16th January 2021 to 30th January 2021
Phase 3: 31st January 2021 to 12th February 2021 

Phase 4: 15th February 2021 to 3rd March 2021
Phase 5: 4th March to 27th March 2021
Phase 6: 1st April to 8th April 2021
RRB NTPC Admit card For Phase 6 will be Released before 4 days of exam

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Memory Based Package

Important Points To be kept in mind regarding RRB NTPC 2021 Exam date:

  • The Railway NTPC Exam Date Schedule will be uploaded on the regional RRB websites.
  • SMS and email messages will be sent to all eligible candidates about the e-Call letter and upload details on their registered mobile number and email ID.
  • No call letter will be sent by post.
  • Candidates are advised to download the admit card from regional websites.
  • RRB(s) will not entertain any request for any change in the examination center, NTPC Exam Date 2020 and
    session allotted to the candidate(s).

RRB NTPC Previous year Cut Off | 1st & 2nd Stage Examination

As RRB NTPC exam date released, you need to prepare for the exam for which it is necessary to know about the exam pattern and syllabus of RRB NTPC stage 1.

Name of the post Level
in 7th
1st stage
2nd stage
Skill Test
1 Junior Clerk cum
2 Common
For all
Level 2
Typing Skill Test
2 Accounts Clerk cum
2 Typing Skill Test
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 Typing Skill Test
4 Trains Clerk 2 ——————
5 Commercial cum
Ticket Clerk
3 Separate for
Level 3 post
6 Traffic Assistant 4 Separate for
Level 4 post
Based Aptitude
7 Goods Guard 5 Common
Level 5
8 Senior Commercial
cum Ticket Clerk
5 ——————
9 Senior Clerk cum
5 Typing Skill Test
10 Junior Account
Assistant cum Typist
5 Typing Skill Test
11 Senior Time Keeper 5 Typing Skill Test
12 Commercial
6 Common
all Level 6
13 Station Master 6 Computer
Based Aptitude

RRB NTPC Stage-1 Exam Pattern

To ace the exam and surpass high cut-off marks, it is really necessary to know about the exam pattern and syllabus in detail. Refer to the below table for details:

Subjects No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 General Awareness 40 40 90 Minutes
2 Mathematics 30 30
3 General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100
  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • A negative marking of 1/3 is there.
  • Stage 1 is screening nature.
  • The candidates selected for stage 2 will be 20 times the number of vacancies for each post.
  • Normalization of marks will be done

NTPC Exam Date FAQS:

Q 1. When will the RRB NTPC 5th Phase Exam be conducted?
Ans. The RRB NTPC 5th Phase Exam Date is from 4th March to 27th March 2021.

Q 2. What is the full form of RRB NTPC?
Ans. RRB NTPC full form is Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories.

Q 3. When will the RRB NTPC 6th Phase Exam be conducted?
Ans. The RRB NTPC 6th Phase Exam Date is from 1st to 8th April 2021.


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